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Scholarship award ceremony in Cyprus - 2023 Oct 24

The Tsavliris Cultural Foundation and Ancoria Insurance scholarship award ceremony took place on the 23rd of October at the premises of the Cyprus Institute. The awardee, Asimina Kourouni, MSc student in the Digital Cultural Heritage (DCH) program of The CyI Graduate School was granted a full scholarship.

The Tsavliris Cultural Foundation and Ancoria Insurance Scholarships Program is a partnership between two organisations committed to promoting and supporting education.

The vision of the Tsavliris Cultural Foundation is to support and promote artistic creativity for a better, spiritual and humane society, focusing on culture and shipping. The Foundation has already given a number of graduate scholarships to students in Cyprus Universities.

Ancoria Insurance is a Life Insurance company that specialises in financial planning through life insurance policies for individuals and occupational pension schemes for corporations. The Scholarship Program is part of Ancoria Insurance Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, and complements the mission of its main shareholder, the Sievert Larsson Scholarship Foundation, in supporting education. The Sievert Larsson Scholarship Foundation purpose is to facilitate the education of high calibre students that have exhibited excellence through their academic achievements and has so far granted thousands of scholarships globally.

Asimina Kourouni, commenced her Master's degree program in Digital Cultural Heritage the Fall semester in 2023. She graduated from the Technological Institute of Athens in 2004 as a conservator of antiquities and works of art. She has eleven years of experience as a conservator working with ceramic, glass, porcelain, metal, and stone objects and antiquities and mosaics. Also, she has worked in various museums and archaeological sites in Athens and for more than a year she has been working at the T.A.P. Institute (now renamed Hellenic Organisation of Cultural Resources Development (H.O.C.RE.D.) creating genuine gypsum copy of statues and vessels.